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Our Stories

Inspiring stories about hope and love for youth experiencing homelessness, as well as up-to-date news about Covenant House Vancouver

Ear Savers!

All the youth and staff are now expected to wear face masks to help reduce the spread of germs and COVID-19. Those of us who have worn medical face masks know the pain and strain it can have on our ... Read more

Kristy HayterMay 26, 2020

Fun with Chalk

Brittany one of our Youth Workers took some of the guys from our Crisis Program up to the rooftop at our Pender Building to create some chalk art. Several of the youth had never used or drawn with chalk before. ... Read more

Kristy HayterMay 22, 2020

Join us for Sleep Out: Home Edition

About Sleep Out Vancouver Join us for Sleep Out: Home Edition. On any given night, 500 to 1,100 young people are living on Vancouver's streets. Sexual exploitation, substance misuse, and illness are commonplace. Many youth are re-victimized, having fled one ... Read more

Andre CoronadoMay 20, 2020

Donate now and your gift will be matched

We're excited to announce that our Spring Match Campaign is on now! From now until June 30th, any gift you make will be matched by our generous matching donor, allowing you to have twice the impact in helping young people ... Read more

Andre CoronadoMay 19, 2020

Happy Victoria Day Long Weekend!

Our office will be closed on Monday May 18th and we will return on Tuesday May 19th.  If you are in a youth in need of help over the long weekend please call 1-877-685-7474 toll-free to speak with a youth ... Read more

Kristy HayterMay 16, 2020

An Old Friend and A Dancing Chandelier

A few days ago, I went out for a walk with three of the youth from our Crisis Program. It was an interesting group. One of the girls brought her longboard with her and used long stretches of quiet road ... Read more

Andre CoronadoMay 15, 2020

Our youth and their plants are growing…

The youth in our Crisis Program have been working on a planting project during the COVID-19 health emergency including sowing seeds and decorating the pots. The young people have learned about planting and how to care for their “quarantine plants”. ... Read more

Kristy HayterMay 14, 2020